Lady Gaga was born this way as Stefani Germanotta in 1986. She released her debut album 'The Fame' and an extended version 'The Fame Monster' in 2008. Multiple singles from the albums were international number 1s including Just Dance, Poker Face, Bad Romance and Telephone. Her second album 'Born this Way,' followed in 2011 and contained even more international hits like Judas, The Edge of Glory and the title track.
Lady Gaga's is also famous for her outlandish and cutting-edge fashion sense and for her support of LGBT charities and causes. She was listed in the Time 100 as one of the most influential people in the world.